ProductInventoryFind Endpoint

Overview

Sometimes you just need to find a product's inventory to do something with it.  This endpoint allows you to find the inventory for a specific product in your store.

Requirements

The following pre-requisites will be necessary to accomplish the goals of this article:

  • General understanding of REST and API’s
  • Understanding of C# and/or JavaScript
  • Visual Studio 2012 or newer

Getting Started

You should already have a project open and ready to accept code to allow you to use this REST API endpoint.  You should also have one or more products and inventory created so that you can successfully find one.

ProductInventoryFind

This REST API endpoint allows you to find inventory for a product in your store. 

Example URL

This is what the REST endpoint will look like if you are calling it using JavaScript.  See our REST API URL documentation for more information.

http://example.com/DesktopModules/Hotcakes/API/rest/v1/productinventory/[BVIN]

HTTP Method

GET

Parameters

Parameter Description
bvin This is the unique ID of the product inventory that you wish to find

Returns

If successful, this endpoint will return a populated ProductInventoryDTO object in JSON format.  Otherwise, you should have one or more errors returned.  

Example Code

The following code will allow you to successfully call this endpoint, provided that you have enabled it.

Project References

  • Hotcakes.CommerceDTO

Import Namespaces

  • Hotcakes.CommerceDTO.v1
  • Hotcakes.CommerceDTO.v1.Catalog
  • Hotcakes.CommerceDTO.v1.Client

 

string url = "http://example.com";
string key = "YOUR-API-KEY";

Api proxy = new Api(url, key);

// specify the product inventory object to find
var inventoryId = "f82bcaad-97e4-4e03-8683-998a09346009";

// call the API to find the product inventory record
ApiResponse<ProductInventoryDTO> response = proxy.ProductInventoryFind(inventoryId);
// your domain name
var url = "http://example.com"; 
// the path where the API is
var apiPath = "/DesktopModules/Hotcakes/API/rest/v1/";  
// endpoint as shown in the documentation
var endPoint = "productinventory";  
// get this from the store admin
var apiKey = "YOUR-API-KEY";

$(document).ready(function() {

    // specify the product inventory object to find
    var inventoryId = "f82bcaad-97e4-4e03-8683-998a09346009";

    // call the API to find the product inventory record
    $.ajax({
        dataType: "json",
        url: url + apiPath + endPoint + "/" + inventoryId + "?key=" + apiKey,
        type: 'GET',
        success: function (data) {
            // do something
        },
        error: function (jqXHR, textStatus) {
           // do something else
        }
    });

});
{
   "Errors":[

   ],
   "Content":{
      "Bvin":"f82bcaad-97e4-4e03-8683-998a09346009",
      "LastUpdated":"\/Date(1401945811373)\/",
      "ProductBvin":"dfcae0ee-8bcf-4321-8b31-7883b5434285",
      "VariantId":"",
      "QuantityOnHand":100,
      "QuantityReserved":0,
      "LowStockPoint":10,
      "OutOfStockPoint":3
   }
}
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